July 16, 2024

FBI director Christopher Wray meet with Nigerian president Tinubu in Abuja

President Bola Tinubu on Friday, met with FBI Director, Christopher Wray, at the State House in Abuja.

During their conversation, Tinubu called for stronger collaboration between Nigeria’s law enforcement agencies and the FBI in the fight against cybercrime, and terrorism.

The president also said the presence of Wray alongside his team in Nigeria, was a recognition of the enduring partnership between Nigeria and the US.

“It is an honour for me to receive Director Christopher Wray, the leader of an organisation that has demonstrated consistent procedural sophistication and a reputation for excellence over several years.

“Your visit conveys the importance of Nigeria and Nigerian partnership in the work of America’s law enforcement institutions and vice versa. For us, it is a recognition of what stage we are at, who we are, and the level of interest both countries share in eliminating crimes locally and globally,” Tinubu said.

Security chiefs who attended the meeting include the National Security Adviser, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu; Inspector-General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun; Director-General of the Department of State Services, DSS, Yusuf Magaji Bichi; the Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brigadier-General Mohamed Buba Marwa (retd); and the Chief of Defence Intelligence Agency, DIA, Major General Emmanuel Undiandeye.

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